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Savannah Holidays 2014: Savannah Children’s Museum Holiday Openings

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Savannah Children's Museum Holiday Openings 2014

When schools are on winter break, Savannah Children’s Museum will have special holiday hours,  weather permitting.

Come on out to learn and play with Savannah Children’s Museum. All programming subject to change.

(Regular school year hours are Wednesdays-Sundays)

Mon. Dec. 22 (Special Holiday Opening)
Open 10-4
11AM Family Fitness
1PM Super Science
2PM Awesome Art

Tues Dec. 23 (Special Holiday Opening)
Open 10AM-4PM
Noon: Creative Crafts
1PM: Hooray for History!
2PM: Family Fitness

Closed Dec. 24 & 25

Fri Dec. 26
Open 10AM-4PM
11 AM: Story Time
1 PM: Hooray for History

Sat. Dec. 27
Open 10AM-4PM
11 AM: Family Fitness
1 PM: Super Science
2 PM: Awesome Art

Sun. Dec. 28
Open 11 AM-4 PM
Noon: Creative Crafts
1 PM: Hooray for History
2 PM: Family Fitness

Mon. Dec. 29 (Special Holiday Opening)
Open 10AM-4PM
11AM: Family Fitness
1PM: Super Science
2PM Awesome Art

Tues. Dec. 30 (Special Holiday Opening)
Open 10AM-4PM
Noon: Creative Crafts
1PM: Hooray for History!
2PM: Family Fitness

Wed. Dec. 31
Open 10AM-4PM
11 AM: Story Time
1 PM: Awesome Art

Closed Thurs. Jan. 1

Fri Jan. 2
Open 10AM-4PM
11 AM: Story Time
1 PM: Hooray for History

Sat. Jan. 3
Open 10AM-4PM
11 AM: Family Fitness
1 PM: Super Science
2 PM: Awesome Art

Sun. Jan. 4
Open 11 AM-4 PM
Noon: Creative Crafts
1 PM: Hooray for History
2 PM: Family Fitness

Mon. Jan. 5 (Special Holiday Opening)
Open 10AM-4PM
11AM: Family Fitness
1PM: Super Science
2PM Awesome Art

Program descriptions

Hooray for History: programming has been specifically designed to introduce basic historical information to young children in an age appropriate and FUN way. Generally appropriate for ages 3-8.
Family Fitness: brings the whole family together to learn about nutrition, health, and fitness in a fun and engaging way. This program is designed for children and adults to be participating together for maximum FUN and learning.
Creative Crafts : a fun program designed to allow children to create something special to take home using their imaginations and creativity. This program is generally appropriate for ages 3-12.
Story Time: (a classic read-aloud program for children of all ages. The books read during each story time will be chosen based on the ages of children participating)
Super Science (This is an experiment based science program that will introduce children to interesting science concepts through REALLY COOL investigations! This program is generally appropriate for ages 4-12.)
Awesome Art (This goes beyond crafts to teach about different medias, artists, and techniques in a child friendly way. This program is generally appropriate for ages 4-12.)

Stay connected with Savannah Children’s Museum by liking their Facebook page here.

Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, 31401, (912) 651-4292, email info@savannahchildrensmuseum.org, www.savannahchildrensmuseum.org Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Video Game Design for ages 10 & older, Savannah

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Video Game Design for kids Savannah Utopia Ga

Utopia Ga. Savannah Autism Speaks

Utopia, Ga. in Savannah invites your kids ages 10 & older to take part in an 8-week session Video Game Design class in Savannah.

The class will meet every other Saturday, 10AM-1PM starting Jan. 17 2015.

Students will learn a range of computer game design skills.

For more information or to register, please email utopia.ga@gmail.com.

Utopia, Ga. in Savannah is proudly sponsored by Autism Speaks Regional Grant,

More info about Utopia here. 

Utopia, Ga. provides a range of unique skill development programs and in-home support services for families of children with and without diagnoses, such as ASD, SPD, ADD, ODD, LD, PDD-NOS, and other Behavioral and Developmental Issues. Utopia, 54 Rio Road, Savannah, 31419  www.utopiaga.us,  On Facebook here . Email utopia.ga@gmail.com. Tel: 912-224-0201 Utopia is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Kids’ Cooking Playdates, Frozen Parties & Birthday Parties with Tummy Time Foods, Savannah & Pooler

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Kids Cooking Birthday Parties Savannah Pooler

Kids Can Cook!

Tummy Time Foods in Savannah provides hands-on cooking and nutrition events for kids of all ages! Their signature Kids Cooking Parties are the tastiest way to learn and play! In addition to these deliciously amazing events, Tummy Time Foods also provides Birthday Cooking Parties, At-Home Cooking Parties, Cooking Classes, Cooking Camps and Family Nutrition Coaching.

Looking for a creative idea for your child’s birthday? Looking for a creative activity for your kids during winter break? Book your Kids Cooking Party today at www.tummytimefoods.com.

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Frozen cooking holiday party for kids Savannah Tummy Time Foods

“Frozen” Holiday Treats Kids’ Cooking Party

Saturday, December 20
11am-12:30pm
Ampersand Savannah (36 MLK Blvd.)
Are your kids crazy about “Frozen”? Well, don’t miss Tummy Time Foods “Frozen” Holiday Treats Cooking Party, Saturday, December 20 at 11:00am-12:30pm at Ampersand in Downtown Savannah. Kids will make deliciously adorable cold-weather treats, crafts they can keep, enter to win a special prize and enjoy a sing-a-long with The Snow Queen herself. Kids ages 3 and up are only $20 and kids ages 2 and younger are free!! Advanced tickets are required and available here. Seating is limited, so book your child’s seat today

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Weekly Tiny Tots Play Dates in Pooler

Tuesdays at 10-11am beginning January 13, 2015.
Join Tummy Time Foods in Savannah for the most creative play date in town. Kids ages 5 and under will enjoy learning, singing and story time while making two seasonal food crafts—one to eat and one to keep! The cost is only $10 per child. Play Dates take place at the Tom Triplett Park Conference Room in Pooler.

Advanced tickets are required and may be purchased individually or in a 4-session bundle here.

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Frozen Playdate Savannah Children's Museum Tummy Time Foods

Tiny Tots Play Date in Savannah

Friday, January 16
10-11am
Savannah Children’s Museum
Calling all kids ages 5 and younger for the most creative culinary experience in town. Come experience Tummy Time Foods’ Tiny Tots Play Date at Savannah Children’s Museum on January 16th from 10am-11am. Kids will enjoy learning, singing and story time while making two delicious, seasonal food crafts– one to eat and one to keep.

This month’s theme is “Frozen.” Space is limited and tickets are $10 per child. Click here to register. Contact Adrienne Edge with questions at adrienne@tummytimefoods.com. Advanced tickets are required.

Tummy Time Foods, www.tummytimefoods.com, (912) 996-7120 email info@tummytimefoods.com On Facebook here.  Tummy Time Foods is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Holiday Camp at The Ballet School, Savannah, Dec. 22

Monday, December 15th, 2014

The Ballet School Savannah boys ballet classes

Shopping to complete? Last minute decorating? Need to keep the kids busy?

Register your kids for Holiday Camp @ The Ballet School in Savannah.

Every year The Ballet School in Savannah holds its “Holi-DAY Camp” and it is loads of FUN. Laughter and smiles are all around. Games, crafts, music, skits, hot chocolate, delightful snacks & a fabulous visit from Santa.

Don’t be surprised when the children want to cover your lawn with their “reindeer food”. Every year the Ballet School has returning campers for this special event.

Holiday Camp boys and girls ballet Savannah HOLIDAY CAMP
Monday December 22
9:30 AM- 1 PM
Ages 3-6 yrs
Cost $45 per child,

Boys and girls welcome! Open to all – children do not have to be current students @ The Ballet School to attend.

Click here to register.

The Ballet School, 10010 Abercorn Street, Suite 8, Piccadilly Square, Savannah, 31406 (912)925-0903, email theballetschool@comcast.net, www.theballetschoolsav.com  On Facebook here.  The Ballet School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Collective Face Theatre presents The Little Prince play, Savannah

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

The Little Prince puppet show Savannah 2014Here’s a perfect Savannah holiday show for the whole family.

The Collective Face Theatre Ensemble presents

THE LITTLE PRINCE
By Rick Cummins and John Scoullar
Adapted from the novella by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Shows are at Muse Arts Warehouse, 703 Louisville, Savannah Georgia 31415. Click here for driving directions.

Directed and designed by
David I.L. Poole, artistic director for The Collective Face

The Collective Face Theatre Ensemble continues its third season with an adaptation of the beloved classic novella THE LITTLE PRINCE by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, adapted for the stage by Rick Cummins and John Scoular.

Stranded, thirsty and alone, a pilot who crash-landed in the Sahara Desert meets an enigmatic, charismatic young prince fallen from the sky who regales him with tales of life among the stars: tales with earthly importance. This delightful adaptation of this classic tale leaves us all with a new understanding of how to laugh, cry and love again.

The Collective Face production features ensemble members Christopher Blair, Zach Blaylock, Eric Salles and Vanessa Stipkovits, with guest artist JinHi Soucy Rand.

Tickets: $20 general admission; $15 seniors/students/military

Showtimes

Dec. 19 and 20 (Fridays and Saturdays) at 8pm
Dec. 21 (Sunday matinees) at 3pm

Call 912-232-0018 for reservations

collectiveface.org

Independent Learning Networks offers 2015 STEM Classes for Savannah Homeschoolers

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

STEM STEAM homeschool classes Savannah

 

Independent Learning Network is a support network for Independent Learners and their families in Coastal Georgia. ILN was established to address the need for alternative educational options in the region and is dedicated to the academic excellence of home-based learners in academic levels 3-12.

Learn more here. 

Flexible payment options available
Consult your tax professional about deductions for educational expenses

For additional information and to register, please call (912) 355-7557 or visit www.iln-ga.org

The Independent Learning Network, Inc. (ILN) is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to the academic excellence of home-based and other non-conventional learners.

The ILN resource center is located at 7160 Hodgson Memorial Drive, Suite #101. Hours are by appointment.

Independent Learning Network, 7160 Hodgson Memorial Dr., Suite 101, 912-355-7557, www.iln-ga.org On Facebook here. Savannah Independent Learning Network is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Affordable Savannah art classes for kids including Morning Mud for Toddlers, Fused Glass Animals & Windchimes & more

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

children's art classes, toddler art classes, clay classes painting Savannah Morning Mud for toddlers, Fused Glass Animals & Windchimes, Whistle Workshop, Children’s Painting & Children’s Clay.

Those are just a few of the fun art classes & workshops offered this January & February 2015 @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios at 9 W. Henry St.

Register now for day & evening sessions for children, teens, and adults in all skill levels.

Sessions begin Jan. 12 and run through Feb. 20 2015. Three, four and six week classes are available, as well as weekend workshops.

Cost

Class fees here. Class fees include instruction, use of studio space, use of equipment and all materials and tools required. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Credit cards are accepted. Class fees here. 

Register

Class schedule and registration forms are available online here or by calling (912) 651-6783.

You can now register online by clicking here  and submit your registration form on the website or you can continue to use the PDF form under “Printable Registration Form” at http://www.savannahga.gov/index.aspx?nid=1043.

Youth & Adult Workshops

Whistle Workshop
Ages 12+, Sat., Jan. 17, 10am -12pm
$15/$10 city resident

Fused Glass Animals
Ages 8+, Sat., Jan. 17, 10am-1pm
$15/$10 city resident

Raku Boat Workshop (2 weeks)
Ages 17+, Sat., Jan. 24 & 31, 10am -1pm
$55/$50 city resident

Fused Glass Checkers
Ages 12+, Sat., Jan. 24 10am-1pm
$35/$30 city resident

Fused Glass Jewelry Workshop (2 weeks)
Ages 12+, Sat., Jan. 31 & Feb. 7, 10am-12pm
$35/$30 city resident

Raku
All ages Sat., Jan. 31, 10am – 1pm
$10 per piece fired

Enameling Jewelry
Ages 12+, Sat., Feb. 14, 10am-1pm
$25/$20 city resident

Fused Glass Wind Chime
Ages 8+, Sat., Feb. 21, 10am-1pm
$15/$10 city resident

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Youth Visual Arts Classes

Teen Jewelry (4 weeks)
Ages 12+, Tues., Jan. 13 – Feb. 3, 4:15-5:15pm
$65/$60 city resident

Children’s Clay (4 weeks)
Ages 8-12, Tues. Jan. 13 – Feb. 3, 3:30-4:30pm
$65/$60 city resident

Children’s Painting (6 weeks)
Ages 8+, Thurs., Jan. 15 – Feb. 19, 4-5pm
$85/$80 city resident

Morning Mud for Toddlers (3 weeks)
Ages 3-5, Thurs., Jan 15-29, 10-11am
$35/$30 city resident

Art classes & workshops @ City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs studios. 9 W. Henry St. (912) 651-6783 On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Savannah Dept. of Cultural Affairs is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Skatefest at Savannah Civic Center, Dec. 12 2014 – Jan. 3, 2015

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Skatefest 2014 Savannah

 

Family-friendly Skatefest 2014-2015 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Arena at the Savannah Civic Center
Dec. 12 2014-Jan. 3 2015

The Savannah Civic Center turns into an ice rink for public skating: Dec. 12 2014-Jan. 3 2015 (closed Christmas Day Dec. 25)

Each session lasts 1.5 hours.

Tickets:
$7/person
$35 Skatefest Pass (6 sessions)
***Skatefest pass can be used for 1 skater for 6 sessions or 1 session for 6 skaters.

Skate rental included. Personal skates allowed.

Details here. 

800.351.7469.
912.651.6556
Click here for times.

 

Kids Night Out: Yoga for kids, craft & storytime & more with Yoga Me Fit, Savannah

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Kids Night Out: Date Night for Parents Savannah Yoga Me Fit 2014

Need a date night this holiday season?

Or just one kid-free night to do some holiday shopping and gift wrapping?

Kids Night Out
Holiday Kidding Around Yoga Program

What: Kids Night Out Presented by Yoga Me Fit, LLC hosted by Lynn Geddes
When: Friday December 12th and Friday December 19th 6:00-9:00pm
Who: Kids ages 3-12 years
Where: Anahata Healing Arts 2424 Drayton Street, Suite B
Why: To give Mom and Dad some Me Time.

Purchase tickets online here

Yoga Me Fit Savannah Holiday Kids Night Out Parents Night Out

Schedule of Events

Arrival time: 6:00pm. Please ARRIVE on TIME so schedule is not disrupted.
6:00-6:15pm – Mindful awareness practice of placing shoes and bags away/ bathroom break. Music Activity with Yoga Postures – Joggin’ Through the Jungle all ages
6:15-7:00pm- 3- 6 yrs. Kidding Around Yoga Class/ 7-12yrs- Arts and Crafts (Gift Making)
7:00-7:15pm- Toe-ga – a game where you pick up pom poms with your toes and place on your mat all ages
7:15-8:00pm 7-12yrs Kidding Around Yoga Class/ 3-6yrs Arts and Crafts (Gift Making)
8:00-8:15pm Healthy Snack and Drink- Teaching kids about FRESH WHOLE FOODS that come from the ground all ages
8:15-8:45pm- Story time – a performance of Johnny Appleseed presented by Chase Anderson all ages. Expresses the Gift of Giving
8:45-9:00pm – Clean up area and get ready for pick up. Practice of the second limb of yoga known as Niyamas/ Observances – Saucha means Cleanliness.
Patanjali does not say we should stop our poor habits; instead we should practice the Eight Limbs of Yoga. When we stop putting effort into “breaking bad habits” and start practicing/living the Eight Limbs, our bad habits simply drop away from us.

Investment in Education: $40. Purchase tickets online here

Snacks: Organic Apple Cider, Coconut Water, Apples, Bananas or Star Fruit.

Live Streaming of event so you can check in on your little ones online via your phone or computer.

Register

Contact Michelle for Registration via email at anahatahealingarts@gmail.com or click here.

Purchase tickets online here

Contact Lynn for questions about the event via email yogamelynn@gmail.com or tel: 912-308-3410

Yoga Me Fit, email: yogamelynn@gmail.com tel: 912-308-3410, www.yogamefit.com/ Yoga Me Fit is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Special Holiday Parents’ Nights Out & Night at the Museum, The Sandbox Children’s Museum, Hilton Head Is.

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Sandbox Children's Museum SavannahHow about spending your next date night on Hilton Head Is.?

Thanks to The Sandbox Children’s Museum, you can.

Special Holiday Parents Night Out
6-9PM
Monday, Dec 22 and 29, 2014

Enjoy a Parents Night Out for last minute Christmas shopping on December 22 and for a Night at the Museum to get away from all the toys on December 29 while the kids let their imaginations run wild playing with the museum’s fun exhibits and activity areas!

Plus staff supervised arts and crafts, dinner (pizza,drink & dessert) & a fun take home craft for each child.

Geared for children age 3-9 years. Children must be potty-trained.

Reservations highly recommended 24 hours in advance; For this special Parents Night Out, a minimum of (5) sign ups needed
$30 per child
Siblings and Sandbox Members only $20 per child.
($1/minute per child late pick up fee.)

Call 843-842-7645 to sign up now.

Learn more here. 

The Sandbox Museum Hours
Tues-Sat: 10-5
Sunday: Closed (Open Sun, Dec  21 and 28, 2014, 1p-5p)
**SEASONAL/SPECIAL HOURS
Open Sunday, December 21 and 28 from 1p-5p in addition to regular hours those weeks.
Open Monday, December 22 and 29 from 10a-5p in addition to regular hours those weeks.

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Book Reading by Santa Claus, Dec. 23 2014

Santa Claus himself will read the classic and then visit with children at the Museum (10:30-12noon). Space is limited to the reading (at 10:30am) so sign up when you get here, first come first serve. Included in Museum Admission

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WEEKDAY KIDS EVENTS @ THE SANDBOX

The Sandbox Children’s Museum offers regular weekday programs for kids including:

Imagination Hour
Special story followed by a special craft, first come first serve. Included in Admission
Every Thursday at 10:30am

Discover Imagine Grow Program Topics
Tuesdays, 10:30am-11:30am
First come, first serve, Sign up at Front Desk
All themes and topics parallel the SC Core Curriculum Standards. Geared for Pre school children age 3-5 years.
Empowerment through Play
Through the guise of play and exploration, D.I.G will empower young children by encouraging and guiding development of the skills needed for their success in learning and in life: language and literacy, reading and writing, math and science, and social, emotional, and physical well-being. The Sandbox outreach programs will not only compliment the work being done by parents, caregivers, and educators but will include them in the learning process and provide ideas for them to continue to foster growth and curiosity.

Program Topics
December

Dec. 9 Science/Staying Healthy/Emotions
Dec. 16 Science/Experimenting with Fun!/Science Experiments

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NOON Year’s Eve Event

NOON Year’s Eve Celebration December 31, 2014, 10am-2pm
Want to celebrate the New Year without staying up till midnight?
Come to The Sandbox for a family fun event guaranteed to kick off your New Year on the right foot!

Featuring: Special games, activities including our bounce house (weather permitting) and a chance to play in the snow, fun arts & crafts, light lunch, and party favors!

Event Price: $10.00 for Adults and Children 1 and over. Up to 12 months FREE. (Members, Active Military and Seniors $8.00)
*Coupons not valid for this event*

For more information about The Sandbox, visit www.thesandbox.org  or call (843) 842-7645 or e-mail crinehart@thesandbox.org .

The Sandbox Children’s Museum, On Facebook here. 18-A Pope Avenue, next to St. Andrew’s by the Sea United Methodist Church, Hilton Head Is., 29928 www.thesandbox.org The Sandbox Children’s Museum is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser